Idaho Property Tax Relief, HB 1 (2006)
The Idaho Property Tax Relief Advisory Vote, also known as House Bill 1, was on the November 7, 2006 ballot in Idaho as an advisory question, where it was approved. The State of Idaho adopted a property tax relief plan in August 2006 that reduced property taxes by about $260 million and kept the state's sales tax at 6%. The measure continued that plan.
|Idaho HB 1 (2006)|
Election results via: Idaho Secretary of State
Text of measure
The ballot questions reads as:
|“||"Should the State of Idaho keep the property tax relief adopted in August 2006, reducing property taxes by approximately $260 million and protecting funding for public schools by keeping the sales tax at 6%?"||”|
- Note that this is an advisory vote only; it is not binding if it passes.
Although there was no opposition campaign, there was a campaign in support of the Property Tax Relief Advisory Vote. The "yes" campaign was organized under the name, "Committee for Fairness in Idaho Tax Policy PAC." It raised $34,000 for its campaign.
|Brad Little for Senate||$6,000|
|JR Simplot Co.||$5,000|
|Idaho Association of Realtors||$5,000|
|Idaho Republican Party||$5,000|
|Union Pacific Railroad||$3,000|
- Idaho 2006 ballot measures
- 2006 ballot measures
- List of Idaho ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Idaho
- Idaho Secretary of State, "Idaho Constitutional Amendment History"," accessed April 29, 2014]
- Idaho Secretary of State, "2006 General Election Advisory Vote"," accessed April 29, 2014
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
- Follow the Money, "ADVISORY: Property Tax Relief"," accessed April 29, 2014
State of Idaho
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Controller | Treasurer | Superintendent of Public Instruction | Director of Insurance | Director of Agriculture | Director of Lands | Director of Labor | Public Utilities Commission |
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